A member of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Hon Ibrahim Ajani Owolabi has described education as the key to the nation’s development and best legacy parents can bequeath on their wards.
He said Nigerians should be inspired by countries that have maximized the potentials in education to proffer solutions to most of their challenges.
Hon Ibrahim Ajani Owolabi who represents Lagos Mainland 1 Constituency in the assembly was speaking ahead of one Month FREE UTME Revision Class for all the indigent students and youths that benefited from the Free UTME Forms which he distributed in February.
Also to benefit from the Free UTME Revision Class are every other students that are residents of Lagos Mainland 1 Constituency who had also registered on their own to sit for the Exam.
The exercise is being handled by the committee on education set up by the lawmaker with support from the Center for Youth Development and Skill Acquisition.
During interaction with the Chief Executive Officer of CYDAS, Comrade Alaba Olapade, Hon Ajani, said he was touched by the statement made by one of the over one hundred beneficiaries of the Free Utme Forms, that he was very happy for the free form given to him, that if not for him, he might not be privileged to write this year’s Utme.
The programme has since commenced on Monday 2nd March will come to an end on Friday 3rd April at Nawair Ud Deen Senior High school, Ebute Metta (East).